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Moab Area

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Description - The Moab is located in Southeastern Utah in Grand County. Moab is known for it's hiking, biking and camping opportunities. Moab has two national parks and one state park near by as well as access to the Colorado river. With all these destinations with in reach, Moab is a popular spot for outdoor recreation. Activities in the Moab area include; Rafting, mountain biking, hiking and 4-wheeling.

Attractions - Attractions to the Moab area include Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park and the Colorado River. There are also two scenic byways accessible from Moab. There is the Upper Colorado River Scenic Byway and the Potash-Lower Colorado River Scenic Byway.

Recreation - The recreation opportunities in the Moab area are endless. Activities include; 4 wheeling, ATV riding, ballooning, birdwatching, fishing, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, auto touring, mountain biking, rafting, road biking and skydiving.

Climate - The deserts and canyons of Utah can be dangerous places. Summer temperatures often reach above 100 degrees F, so be sure to carry water on all adventures. Flash floods in the canyons are also a threat. It is difficult to predict incoming weather when deep within a canyon so check reports before venturing into any narrow canyon areas.

Location - Moab is located in Southeastern Utah, on Highway 191. Moab is about 113 miles from Grand Junction, Colorado.

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Additional Information:
Canyonland - This travel region encompasses the southeastern corner of Utah. In consists of a series of canyons, plateaus and cliffs, most of which are on public land.
Southwest Utah - This region contains the largest National Monument in Utah and miles and miles of extraordinary terrain.


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